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Milwaukee Brewers honor Brea resident Del Crandall

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Del Crandall of Brea, one of the National League’s top catchers during the 50’s and 60‘s. He was added to the Honor Roll at Miller Park home of the Brewers on May 10, 2012. Del is shown at the event ( courtesy Scott Paulus Milwaukee Brewers)

Brea resident Del Crandall, a member of the Braves Hall of Fame in Atlanta, was honored May 10 in Milwaukee, former home of the Braves. He was added to the Honor Roll at Miller Park, home of the Brewers, in an afternoon ceremony  and then  honored that evening at a banquet given by the Milwaukee Braves Historical Association.

Del is Considered one of the National League's top catchers during the 1950s and early 1960s, he led the league in assists a record-tying six times, in fielding percentage four times and in putouts three times.
We are  super proud of our Brea Lake Park resident.

    Susan Gaede
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